capitol, they vote one way. they make that kind of speech, take a clip of it and give it to their local station so that back home it looks like she's been the champion fighting for the poor people. we know that game, right? they did the same thing, you know, time and again where they vote against something that president obama wants but then if it means money for their d district, they are right there at the ribbon cutting, aren't they? >> the politics of it we get. but when you're talking about real live people, seniors, kids at head start that need these things, how callous and insensitive and cynical can you get, dana? to me it's just so upsetting that it's hard to swallow. >> reverend, you're telling me that michele bachmann has behaved in a cynical way? i am shocked. >> well, i'll leave you shocked because that's exactly what i'm telling you. dana milbank and karen finney, thank you for your time tonight.